OGC announces new JSON Encoding Extension to its Moving Features Standard; seeks public comment before approval
New Moving Features Extension provides a JSON encoding as an alternative to XML or Simple CSV
22 October 2019: The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is seeking public comment on the new OGC Moving Features Encoding Extension - JSON candidate standard. Comments are due 21 November, 2019.
OGC Moving Features Encoding Extension - JSON provides an IETF GeoJSON encoding for OGC Moving Features as an alternative to XML Core or Simple CSV. A moving feature contains a temporal geometry, whose location continuously changes over time, as well as dynamic non-spatial attributes whose values vary with time. The JSON Encoding Extension supports, 0- (point trajectories), 1- (lines), 2- (polygons), and 3-dimensional (polyhedrons) objects with locations and/or properties that vary over time.
The ability to attribute time-varying properties to an object (rather than just varying its location or trajectory), has utility and value in many current application areas, including:...